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The Ancient Parish of WIGGINTON

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"WIGGINTON, a parish in the wapentake of Bulmer. and liberty of St. Peter's; 4 miles N. of York. Here is a church, peculiar of Alne and Tollerton; the living is a rectory, in the patronage of the crown. Pop. 309.

The ecclesiastical jurisdiction of this parish is in the peculiar of Alne and Tollerton; the commissary of which institutes to the living"


"PLAINVILLE FARM, (the seat of Charles Smith, Esq.) in the township and parish of Wigginton; 1½ miles NW. of Wigginton, 5½ miles from York."

[Description(s) edited mainly from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson. 2010]

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